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Pericles

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s 2005 modern dress, minimalist, multicultural production of Pericles. Marcello Magni is Master of Physical Play.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2005

Credits

Director
Kathryn Hunter
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Warbeck
Production Design
Liz Cooke
Cast
Robert LucksayPericles the Younger (Pericles, Prince of Tyre)
Hilary TonesThaisa
Laura ReesMarina
Hilary TonesDionyza
Aaron WalkerPirate
Aaron WalkerAerialist/Sailor/Knight, Messenger
Corin RedgravePericles the Elder
Harry GostelowCleon
Harry GostelowFisherman
Harry GostelowPander
Hilary TonesGreek woman, Aerialist, Sailor, Knight
Jude AkuwudikePhilemon
Jude AkuwudikeAntiochus
Jude AkuwudikeLysimachus
Jude AkuwudikePirate
Jude AkuwudikeFisherman
Marcello Magni 
Marcello MagniSimonides, King of Pentapolis
Marcello MagniBoult
Marcello MagniHelicanus
Matilda LeyserFisherman
Matilda LeyserDaughter of Antiochus
Matilda LeyserBawd
Matilda LeyserDiana
Matt CostainLeonine
Matt CostainThaliard
Matt CostainAerialist/Sailor/Knight/Lord, Gentleman

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
General
Corin Redgrave became critically ill early in the run.
History
The play ran from May 20-October 1 2005 in the Season of World and Underworld.
Reviews
Maya Lester, Pericles
http://www.onlinereviewlondon.com/reviews/pericles2.html.

For a detailed account of the rehearsal process, and comments from actors on their roles, visit http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/globelink/frameset.htm

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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